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Local and Family History drop-in session

As part of the World of Words Festival 2014 in Inverurie we are holding a drop-in session upstairs in Inverurie Library on Friday 5th September from 2 pm – 4 pm. 156 more words


The South West of England: Pt 1 - Tewkesbury, Gloucestershire

This was the start of another epic trip as we embarked on our Summer Holidays for 2014 with Gemma’s parents, which would take us through 5 Counties, 5 Cities, and Land’s End itself. 2,183 more words


Dharamshala’s secrets unveiled

Norbulingka Monastery, Dharamshala

  • Ambica Gulati

It is a meeting of young cousins, Meera, Tara and Samir, a holiday which spins off an adventure. In the quiet, spiritual town of Dharamshala a storm is brewing. 989 more words


Devoran in WW2 - part 1

As well as the information in the Index of WW2 surnames from Devoran War Memorial blog posts, here is a little more on life in wartime Devoran in WW2 from several sources, some now out of print and difficult to find. 1,567 more words


WW1 Commemorations in Badsey, 6th - 14th September 2014

The Badsey Society are looking for First World War stories about the men and women from Badsey, Worcestershire. Articles, including photos and any other memorabilia, not exceeding 1,000 words, are requested to be submitted to Maureen Spinks (maureen.spinks-@-btopenworld.com) and will be included in the Festival of Churches exhibition to be held in September and then subsequently deposited in the Badsey Society Archive. 259 more words

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Walk from Lake Burley Griffin to Mount Ainslie

I’m finally home from two weeks in the Americas. To celebrate my return, my husband and I today spent the day, after attending our children’s school assembly, walking from Black Mountain Peninsula around Lake Burley Griffin. 294 more words


They gave their youth…We will remember them... - The War Memorial/Tomb of the Unknown Soldier.

“All societies that maintain armies maintain the belief that some things are more valuable than life itself. Just what is so valued varies. In previous times, wars were fought for causes which now seem incomprehensibly trivial.”

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